Definition of Siwan
1. Noun. The ninth month of the civil year; the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in May and June).
Group relationships: Hebrew Calendar, Jewish Calendar
Generic synonyms: Jewish Calendar Month
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Literary usage of Siwan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Harvard African Studies by African Dept (1917)
"siwan CUSTOMS DOCTOR MAHMUD MOHAMMAD 'Aso ALLAH Egyptian Medical Service • [In, wishing for further information on several points which had attracted my ..."
2. A Theoretical and Practical Grammar of the Otchipwe Language for the Use of by Frederic Baraga (1878)
"D, if I arrive, siwan, ... because I have siwan, arrived, or when I arrived, ... siwan, Etc., as above in the present tense, prefixing gi~, to the verb. ..."
3. Through Egypt in War-time by Martin Shaw Briggs (1918)
"From the leaves, too, are made the famous siwan baskets, used for all purposes by the ... In his official Report on the Oasis, Captain Stanley gives a siwan ..."